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all: aʔyaːʔma
arrow: ire
ashes: kagu
back: (a)ka
bad: aːta
bark: ari
belly: (a)ntaː
big: anosaː
big: tabe
bird: kabaraʔ
bite: (a)ba na(ye)
black: tunuʔ
blood: koraːʔ
bone: (a)yaːmpu
boy: anente
boy: masi
breast: nonoʔ
brother: (a)gaː(nto)
burn: kae(ye)
burn: ta(ye)
calf: gaine
child: inaːmuʔ
chin: (a)maːgiʔ
claw: (ayaː)beso
cloud: ibinaʔ
cloud: iraːgi
cold: esibaː (piye)
cold: tani(tani ʔpiye)
come: kana(ye)
day: ataːmaiʔ
day: yaga
die: puri(ye)
dog: karaː
dog: kwaraː
drink: na(ye)
dry: aːsa (waye)
ear: (a)geh
ear: (a)genaː
earth: ma
eat: na(ye)
egg: amuʔ
elbow: (ai nk)aoʔ
emu: amamaːniʔ
eye: (a)o
fall: (a)egu(ye)
fall: aʔwareʔna(ye)
father: (a)baː
fat (n.): (a)paː
fat (n.): masawe
feather: (a)yaːʔ
finger: moso
fire: yakuʔ
fish: inoyaːnta
fish: tariʔ
fly (v.): para(ye)
foot: (a)gisaː
forehead: (a)iʔne
full: awaita(ye)
full: pumau(waye)
girl: araga
give: (a)mi(ye)
good: aogi
good: kanaːraʔ
green: yaːntaː
guts: ntaːwe
hair: (a)biyaːʔ
hair: (a)raː
hair: (a)yaːʔ
hand: (a)yaːʔ
head: (a)ʔno
hear: (a)bi(ye)
heart: (a)mako
heavy: kuntaː (piye)
he/she: ae
he/she: a(ge)
he/she: -iy
hit: (a)egu(ye)
hit: aruti(ye)
horn: (a)gasunaː
horn: (a)wa
house: naːʔ
house: naːmaʔ
how: ayaː
I: nae
I: na(ge)
I: -uw
kill: (a)egu(yegina puriye)
knee: (a)raː
knee: (a)raːwoʔ
know: (a)bi(ye)
laugh: kagi (piye)
laugh: kwagi (iye)
leaf: anaː
leaf: aʔyeʔ
leg: (a)gisaː
lie: wai(ye)
liver: (a)uʔ
long: eʔeroʔ
long: yaːʔeroʔ
louse: numaː
louse: umaː
man: wa
many: aːtaru
many: uwa(ena)
many: uwomaʔ
meat: (a)wase
moon: oʔ
morning: aːbayaː
mother: (a)no
mountain: amuʔ
mouth: (a)waːmuʔ
name: (a)ge
neck: (a)nampi
neck: (a)naʔmu
new: aosoʔ
new: ibaː(sa)
new: kaːsaːʔ
night: ase(kaːʔ)
night: tare
not: aːʔ
not: aʔa
not: kampa
not: kampa
old: aentaː
old: anaːsa
old: karenaː
old: oyaːpaː
old: pai(sa)
old: pari(sa)
one: kaːʔ
one: kaːnoʔ
person: kinaʔ
person: wana
person: wasana
rain: aguwa
rain: ka
rat: umu
red: tete
road: keʔ
root: aiʔana
root: aubu
round: abaru(so)
round: aroguʔ
sand: kepaː
say: i(ye)
say: kai(ye)
say: si(ye)
see: (a)ga(ye)
seed: aːʔ
short: aroʔ
shoulder: (a)bo
sister: (a)nona(nto)
sit: (maraʔ) mi(ye)
skin: (a)bare
skin: (a)uʔ
sleep: (a)uwai(ye)
small: amanaʔ
smoke: arabuntaʔ
smoke: kunkaː
smoke: kuntaː
smoke: nampo
snake: kuraː
snake: kuyaː
spit: kagai (naeguye)
spit: kuʔmo (iye)
stand: asi(ye)
stand: asori(ye)
star: imaːreya
star: nori
star: obu
stone: ebaːʔ
stone: yabaːʔ
sun: paʔ
swim: (wanipi) nasi(ye)
tail: aːʔwa
tail: (a)yaːwa
that: piʔ
they: -a:w
they: i(ge)
they two: -a:s
they two: isi(ge)
this: maːʔ
thou: -a:n
thou: kae
thou: ka(ge)
thou: ti(ge)
three: kakaga
three: tarawa kaːnakiʔ
today: ibaːba
tomorrow: ai
tongue: (a)ntebu
tooth: (a)wa
tree: yaː
two: tara
walk: karusi(ye)
walk: nasi(ye)
walk: pigosu(ye)
wallaby: esaː
wallaby: puwesaː
warm: muʔmu (piye)
water: aina
water: waniʔ
we: tae
we: ta(ge)
wet: ipabaː (piye)
wet: tani(tani piye)
we two (incl.): tasi(ge)
we two: -us
we: -un
what: ae
what: aː(na)
what: naː(na)
when: ayaːntaga
where: ae(taʔ)
white: tabe(rabe)
white: waeʔ
who: ke
wide: tabe
wind: esibaː
wing: (a)gagaʔ
woman: wayaːʔ
wood: asaː
wood: esaːʔ
yellow: mopaiʔ
yellow: yaːgigu(mpaʔ)
yes: e
yes: o(we)
yesterday: ai
yesterday: aʔi
yes: ye
you: -a:w
you two: -a:s
you two: tisi(ge)